Yahoo Homes of the Week: Luxurious log cabins for president's day

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Yahoo Homes of the Week: Log-style homes currently on the market

Welcome to Yahoo Homes of the Week, powered by Zillow. Several U.S. presidents, including Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln, were born in log cabins. Today's equivalent may not be as rustic, but log cabins remain a symbol of humble American beginnings. In celebration of President's Day, here are a few log-style homes currently on the market. See Zillow Blog for more log-style homes currently on the market.

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Lagrange, KY
1220 Bluegrass Pkwy, Lagrange, KY
For sale: $499,000

While the original log cabin has been dismantled, Abe Lincoln's birthplace is now a national park in Hodgenville, KY. About an hour away in Lagrange, this horse country cabin on more than 8.5 acres is for sale. An inviting porch, complete with two red rocking chairs, welcomes guests into a large great room with a fireplace.


Whitewater, CA
12090 Whitewater Canyon Rd, Whitewater, CA
For sale: $550,000

Described in the listing as an "uncommon escape," this Whitewater cabin measures only 968 square feet and is located in the middle of the CA desert. While small in size, the home is filled with modern amenities including central heating and air, stainless steel kitchen appliances and a washer and dryer.


Hayden, ID
7364 E Revilo Point Rd, Hayden, ID
For sale: $979,000

Located on pristine Hayden Lake, this log cabin boasts several high-end features including copper sinks, granite countertops and hand-scraped hardwood floors. It also boasts quintessential log-home details including large-beam trusses and vaulted ceilings.


Carrabassett Valley, ME
5008 Twin Brook Rd, Carrabassett Valley, ME
For sale: $1.997 million

Why have just one master bedroom when you could have three? Built in 2008, this contemporary cabin was designed with entertaining in mind. A wet bar, large wrap-around kitchen, bunk room and screened-in porch are highlights.


Happy Jack, AZ
39112 Lake Mary Rd, Happy Jack, AZ
For sale: $2.995 million

Surrounded by 2 million acres of protected forest land, this log-cabin estate features a 4-bedroom main house and a private, guest casita above the garage. Custom features include a video surveillance system, smart lighting and a self-sufficient, alternative-mound septic system.


Oak Creek, CO
31650 Greenridge Dr, Oak Creek, CO
For sale: $3.249 million

Little Morrison Creek Ranch encompasses more than 300 acres in the greater Steamboat Springs area. The house was thoughtfully crafted to create "the ultimate modern cabin in the woods," according to the listing description, with a large jetted tub, wood-burning fireplace, six-burner gas range and other extras.


Jackson, WY
520 S Indian Springs Dr, Jackson, WY
For sale: $10.75 million

Known as "Wild By Nature," this Jackson Hole home sits on 6 hilltop acres with an unobstructed view of the Tetons. According to the listing description, the home was traditionally constructed of reclaimed logs and finished with amenities not often found in Jackson Hole homes.


 

Watch video below about the making of a luxury log cabin built in Black Mountain, N.C.:

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